Face to Face May 13-15, 2014


Deadline for applications is April 11, 2014 

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Partners in Policymaking promotes:

  • Awareness
  • Engagement
  • Action

Partners in Policymaking (PIP) is a national model of advocacy and leadership training. Alaska’s PIP Program is funded through the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority and has been designed for Trust beneficiaries and their families. This project identifies individuals from around the state who have not held a leadership position and helps them develop advocacy and leadership skills to improve the lives of Trust beneficiaries.

Recruitment for PIP Internship(s)

If you would like to know more about advocacy, how to make a real difference in your community or around the state, consider applying for the Partners in Policymaking Internship program! The internship programs are blended 6 session non-credit courses, which include weekly online sessions and a three-day face-to-face seminar in Anchorage.

Interns receive support for project activities, as well as funding for travel expenses to participate in project activities. On-going technical assistance from program staff is provided to all present and past interns.

Partners in Policymaking I Internship provides training in self-determination and individual advocacy. You will learn the basic advocacy skills necessary to create change in your own life and gain knowledge to become more successful in peer advocacy.

Partners in Policymaking II Internship is focused on public policy, advocacy and leadership development. Interns will have opportunities to apply their skills in local and state advocacy activities. Applicants for Partners in Policymaking II are expected to have successfully completed the Partners in Policymaking I internship.


Contact PIP

Stephanie George
(907) 264-6242

Liz Winfree
(907) 264-6239

UAA Center for Human Development
2702 Gambell St. Suite 103
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
Ph: (907) 272-8270
1 (800) 243-2199
TTY: (907) 264-6206
Fax: (907) 274-4802

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